Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Brown & Kempf, 1960: 175). Primary type locality: no locality given. Primary type depository: BMNH. Type notes: 1) q. excluded from type series by Brown & Kempf, 1960: 169, 175. 2) In the redescription of the species by Smith, 1860c: 78, he gives “Hab. Ega (Brazil)”, accepted as type locality by Brown & Kempf, 1960: 175; Brazil: Amazonas, Ega (= Tefé).
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